Sketchbook Creative Journey
Drawing | Featured | Mixed media

Sketchbook Creative Journey

We are excited to introduce a new workshop format the the Berlin Drawing Room. The new series Sketchbook Practice will take place over the course of an entire year, starting in January. This format enables participants to embark on a deep personal journey of not only learning to draw but developing a practice that they can choose to continue or always return to over the course of a life time.

Linocut Gift Ideas
Mixed media | Printmaking

Linocut Gift Ideas

Here are 10 gift ideas using the Linocut Printmaking technique. You can create any of these objects during the upcoming Linocut Printmaking Workshop (December 2, 4, 11) at the Berlin Drawing Room with G Caruso. Print a small edition and use them as hand made holiday cards! 2. Small stamps like this are quick to…

What is an Image Transfer Collage?
Mixed media

What is an Image Transfer Collage?

Watch a video demonstration and see examples of Keegan Luttrell’s ethereal work, using the same techniques that will be taught in the workshop, on the BLOG. Sign up for the upcoming mixed media workshop “Image Transfer Collage: Jan 22 – Feb 12” with Keegan, and find all details, here: REGISTRATION.

Supply List for Color: Theory and Practice
Mixed media

Supply List for Color: Theory and Practice

Available to purchase at first class: mixed media paper block  (12 Euro from Boesner) – make sure to bring 12 Euro exact change to first class. Bring:  Clean palette or disposable palettes Scissors glue stick Optional: your own brushes other optional materials will be discussed during the workshop, as things progress and individual interests develop…

Results from Hybrid Paper-Making Workshop
Mixed media

Results from Hybrid Paper-Making Workshop

See the surprising and incredible results from the recent Paper-Making Workshop with artist Loren Britton. LINK

Results from Drawing Water Workshop
Drawing | Mixed media

Results from Drawing Water Workshop

Last summer artist, drawing instructor and expert scuba diver Klara Hobza led the Drawing Water Workshop. Equal parts drawing workshop and immersive experience, the meditative nature of this class led to some stunning work made by the participants. This summer we are offering a second edition of this workshop. So if these images look inspiring…

Josef Albers “Interaction of Color” taught at Berlin Drawing Room
Botanical | Mixed media | Painting

Josef Albers “Interaction of Color” taught at Berlin Drawing Room

“In order to use color effectively it is necessary to recognize that color deceives continually” – Joseph Albers “Albers’ approach to color theory still feels relevant today because he places the importance of practice before theory. In doing this, he created one of the best manuals for any visual artist hoping to better understand the role that…

Reflecting back on Drawing Water
Drawing | Mixed media | Watercolor

Reflecting back on Drawing Water

Last summer accomplished multi media artist, drawing instructor and scuba diver Klara Hobza led the Drawing Water Workshop. Equal parts drawing workshop and immersive experience, the meditative nature of this class led to some stunning work made by the participants. This summer we are offering a second edition of this workshop. So if these images…

Art supplies in Berlin
Botanical | Drawing | Mixed media | Painting | Watercolor

Art supplies in Berlin

I have been meaning to get around to this for a long time now! Students ask me all the time where to go to buy art supplies in Berlin. Here are some of my recommendations, all in one spot! If you don’t see your favorite shop listed here, leave your recommendations in the comments. Thanks!…

Drawing with Body Movement
Drawing | Mixed media

Drawing with Body Movement

For this class of the Mixed Media Workshop we used body movement as a drawing technique. After an invigorating warm-up exercise, led by student and dancer Marina, we were ready to start! See the process in the pictures below. We used the entire range of motion of the body to create marks, resulting in abstract process based…